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Hilary's Biggest Challenge Isn't Just Bill's Outsourcing Record, It's Hers

Jane White | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Jane White

Hillary's own track record while Senator from New York flies in the face of her posturing on outsourcing. Among labor officials, a nagging question about her commitment to protecting U.S. jobs stemmed from a deal she helped broker for Tata Consultancy Services, one of India's largest technology firms.

Rather Than Jobs Creator, TPP is the Biggest Corporate Power Grab

Michele Swenson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Even as President Obama chooses to highlight growing income inequality in his State of the Union address, his administration seeks to "fast track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Fast Track to Poverty

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Without significant changes, TPP will just be another American factory shuttering, dream shattering trade deal. Of course, the corporations that stand to profit support the current TPP scheme, as they did the other job-destroying trade deals. And so do corporate politicians.

The Electoral Purge: The Gravitational Pull That Pries Disaffected Voters Away From Electoral Alternatives and Back to the Two Major Political Parties

Rich Rubino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

It is sheer electoral brilliance that the two major parties, even at their low popularity watermarks, can manipulate the political system and convince the voters that they should not vote for anyone not associated with the two major political parties.

Planned Parenthood Gets Huge Donation From Former Presidential Candidate's Group

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

The Perot Foundation of Dallas, founded by billionaire and former presidential candidate Ross Perot, announced Thursday that it is donating $1 million...

Beware the Global Consequences of Further Declines in the American Middle Class

David Paul | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics
David Paul

If the world is to sustain the momentum of economic development that is essential to Jim Yong Kim's optimism, the companies and countries that have benefitted from expanding free trade have a collective stake in figuring out a path forward that stanches the downward spiral of the American middle class.

Third-Party Candidates Could Tilt Election In Ohio

The Cincinnati Enquirer/USA Today | Jane Prendergast | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

They can't possibly win on Election Day, but third-party candidates definitely could matter in the outcome of Ohio's already close presidential electi...

WATCH: The Best Moments From Past Town Hall Debates (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | The Political Mashups Team | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

While Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will undoubtedly be attempting to win undecided voters around the country at tonight's town hall presidential debat...

Perot Gives Backing To Presidential Candidate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Former two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot announced he was backing Mitt Romney for the presidency Tuesday, just weeks after declining to endor...

Jason Linkins

Caught On Tape, Candidates Get Shot In The Footage: The HuffPost List

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign was thrown into sudden turmoil this week when a video of remarks he made at a Boca Raton donor bash became publicly availab...

Ryan/Romney: Between Rock and a Hard Race

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Republican presidential hopefuls have been especially clueless in their efforts to co-opt rock & roll songs whose actual meanings are at odds with, er, GOP messaging.

Open Up Presidential Debates to Third-Party Candidates

Alan Singer | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics
Alan Singer

Maybe some of you are interested in other candidates. Why are the Democrats and Republicans afraid to debate them? Why is the media complicit in keeping them off of the air?

Celebs Who Attended Community College

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 07.24.2012 | College

Not everyone finishes their college career in the classic four years at one university, including people like Walt Disney, Ross Perot, Sarah Palin and...

On Greens and Libertarians

Peter Ubertaccio | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Peter Ubertaccio

Why go through with a national campaign they are going to lose, that keeps them in fringe territory, and risks throwing the election to the party they most disagree with? Herewith a solution: don't.

We All Do Better When We All Do Better

Stan Sorscher | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Stan Sorscher

Lately, the public mood has gone the opposite way. Simply put, we are told that we will all do better when most of us do worse.

Getting Clear About Voting Independent

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics
Mitchell J. Rabin

What matters is having a leader, not a politician, assume political office. And so I suggest that people look to break out of the two-party trance and take on a pro-active role in taking your government back to serve You, your family, your friends, your community.

The Misconception Debate

Scott Blakeman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

The most telling moment of last night's Republican debate was virtually ignored by most pundits.

We Need More Independent-Minded Voters

David M. Walker | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics
David M. Walker

I was honored and humbled that syndicated columnist Tom Friedman this week suggested I consider running for president, putting me forward as a third choice to voters. But our need is bigger than for me -- or any other third-party candidate

Can Manufacturing Jobs Come Back? What We Should Learn From Apple and Foxconn

David Paul | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business
David Paul

If Americans care about where their products are made, companies will care. Therefore, even as the president promoted tax credits for insourcing -- the new word for bringing those jobs back -- perhaps another step would be to build on the power of choice.

Nonpartisan Group Has Plan B For Picking President

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Lots of people complain about the shortcomings of the country's two-party system for picking a president. Now a nonpartisan group i...

Cultural Revolution Redux... Little Red Book and Little Grey Apple Hook Up

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Apple's first quarterly downturn in five years is being spun by analysts as a one time event linked to planned obsolescence of an iPhone and the death...

Truman Moment for Dems

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The idealism of JFK, the reformism of Ross Perot, the toughness of Harry Reid and the fighting spirit of Truman will make today's headlines look like ancient history long before ballots are cast in 2012.

Is the Sun Already Setting on Domestic Solar Manufacturing?

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

Last week Evergreen Solar, America's third-largest such manufacturer, announced that it is shutting down its plant and shedding 800 local jobs in order to move its operations to China.

Stan Greenberg: Afghanistan War Likely Cause of Primary Challenge

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Press reports have suggested that the White House is trying to make Democratic voters forget that the Administration promised to start drawing down troops from Afghanistan in July 2011.

Tea Party Movement Obsession With Socialism Misses the Cause of Middle Class Plight

David Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul

It has been capitalism, not socialism, that has led to the dramatic changes in the world economy that have pressured American real incomes and brought middle class America down to where it is today.